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Old 07-12-2012, 06:00 AM
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Rotary Dreams you have very very sweet setup, thanks for sharing....I now have room envy!
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:30 AM
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current setup


just got the PMC-CX! super happy with it. the gain on the isolators is only +4dB, I would've preferred a bit more
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:09 PM
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I have always wanted to play on the PMC-CX =)
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:21 AM
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I found this set up on Facebook. Does anybody know what turntables they are? Not sure how you'd mix on those? Do you think those boxes either side are some sort of pitch control?

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Old 07-14-2012, 08:54 AM
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he doesnt have to beatmatch, hes got a timecode setup... but its beyond me why you would use those TTs...
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Old 07-14-2012, 09:59 AM
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Audiophile Speaker Stands :-D

I'm looking for some Linn Sara or Epos ES14 open frame stands if any one has some in the UK.

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Old 07-17-2012, 06:35 PM
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I found this set up on Facebook. Does anybody know what turntables they are? Not sure how you'd mix on those? Do you think those boxes either side are some sort of pitch control?



Micro Seiki DDX-1000s

here's one for sale on Epay for grins...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Micro-Seiki-...em1c 29059bff

thinking the big black knob is for pitch control, but doesn't look like the auction's assembly is exactly the same....
maybe it's a different model TT or Control unit?

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Old 07-25-2012, 05:35 PM
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I always did want to try out one of those PMC-CX mixers. I've heard they sound a lot like a PMC-37, one of which I have laying around.

A very "laid back" sound. Different from a Urei or a Bozak, but I'm not sure I'd say worse. Came along at the end of the Analog DJ Mixer era, so in some ways Vestax had probably mastered the craft by then.

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Old 07-25-2012, 05:48 PM
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I always did want to try out one of those PMC-CX mixers. I've heard they sound a lot like a PMC-37, one of which I have laying around.

A very "laid back" sound. Different from a Urei or a Bozak, but I'm not sure I'd say worse. Came along at the end of the Analog DJ Mixer era, so in some ways Vestax had probably mastered the craft by then.

rs

I don't know, I always classed Vestax as over priced junk back in the day.
I remember drooling endlessly over their mixers when I was a kid, trying them out was another story lol

Can't talk for the new mixers they did and the PMC-CX does looks interesting.
I can't help but feel the analogue VU's are just gimmicky though
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:21 AM
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I got it secondhand, for a decent price, worth the money. Now that I've tried it, I'm happy that I didn't buy a new one.
the sound is good, with a great bass response. the mids and highs are indeed laidback, the mids could be bit clearer in my opinion. My Freevox sounds better, thats for sure, but it lacks the fun factor that the vestax has.
The VU meters are indeed a gimmick, there are LED's for the channels, so why not put LED's for the master? but hey, they look cool

The faders and pots feel good, but they aren't all that special. the pots are all Alps, both in the isolators and the gain knobs. Nothing special, but good pots nonetheless. the faders are a bit of let down, I expected something expensive, like railed, magnetic, non contact etc, but theyre just beefy carbontracks.
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Old 08-01-2012, 04:49 PM
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I picked up a Vestax R1 on Ebay from a guy in LA a year or so ago for $700 USD shpping included. I must say that I totally love it and have put it through the ringer and then some. Its a fantastic unit, built like a tank and it sounds better than 90% of the mixer ive ever played on (not quite as good as a 1620 or a Bozak but close!) although I would have never paid the original price for it back in the day $6000 + or something stupid like that. It is the mixer I use most and really enjoy playing on it, definitely sounds best with wax imo. All other Vestax mixers dont even compare to the R1, its in a league all its own.
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Old 08-12-2012, 05:12 PM
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Today was a good day, got these KEF Reference speakers for wait for it 50
I'm going to put them in the living room to replace the Tannoy M1's I have there, I still prefer my 104aB's...
Now how long before I find some vintage Tannoy dual concentrics or Quad amplification for next to nothing lol

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Old 08-14-2012, 12:56 PM
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Old 08-14-2012, 01:58 PM
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Sweet Charles! Your booth turned out well!
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Old 08-14-2012, 03:47 PM
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Charles that's lovely, are the Tannoy's the System 600's or 800's?
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:06 PM
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Old 08-17-2012, 02:27 PM
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Smile Recently done Consoles

Hello Wave family, Here are couple of Consoles I done a few months ago, one with a duratex finish, and the other with formica. Enjoy Click image for larger version

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Old 08-18-2012, 06:48 AM
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Thought I'd finally post my little setup, all the way from Down Under!







And this is the under side of the sub, which is the coffee table looking thing in between the speakers.



On top of the sub are two Vincent mono block amps that drive the monitors, which are high-passed. The Bozak is a recently purchased DLC built by Buzzy Beck. Previous to that I was using an old DLA. I also have an original 1620 and a Xone 42 in the cupboard, but I don't think i'll be swapping out this Bozak for a while!
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:47 AM
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@Lee Bro i think i prefer the lenses on your 4520!!
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Old 08-19-2012, 07:27 AM
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Great setups guys! I love to see some action in this part of the forum again!
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:19 AM
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Sweet setup Pete54!!

I would love a room like that
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:02 AM
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Pete, how is the Buzzy Beck mixer as far as quality? Does it have a true analog sound in your opinion? I have toyed with the idea of getting a DLC for a couple of years now.
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:53 AM
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Pete, how is the Buzzy Beck mixer as far as quality? Does it have a true analog sound in your opinion? I have toyed with the idea of getting a DLC for a couple of years now.

The sound quality is fantastic. i would say it is a very analog sound, but not any more than other Bozaks. My DLA in comparison, which still has original caps has a slightly duller top end and doesn't sound quite as clean when blending. This is with vinyl mind you.

If you want a no compromises, best of the best Bozak, you won't regret getting a DLC.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:19 AM
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A DL, DLA or DLB can be upgraded to DLC spec

Any mixer that age will need to be re-capped imo
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:01 PM
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Pete, do you have the Bozak 225 audio cards or the Bozak HB 225 audio cards? From what I understand the HB cards were design by BB & PH in the early 1980s for their custom Bozak HB mixer. They are different from all the standard audio cards because they were designed from the original early broadcast standard cards first used in the 1960s by Bozak. They would be a little flatter sounding than the normal DLA etc mixers and would be why you think it sounds cleaner. That is why I am looking for the DLC with HB audio output cards. Sounds like you may have one of those with the harder to find cards. New caps help refresh the mixers as vinyl junkie stated but the HB cards I am told are broadcast standard and you could possibly hear a different sound that would appear cleaner.

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